# Crack IBPS PO : Percentage Day 5

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Percentage Day 5

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- Question 1 of 10
##### 1. Question

1 pointsCategory: AptitudeHow much percent of an article’s marked price be reduced so as it can be sold at a rate of 7.5% profit if the marked price be Rs.20 more than the cost price?

Correct(d)

Since the marked price of the article is not given, we cannot determine the required percentage.

Incorrect(d)

Since the marked price of the article is not given, we cannot determine the required percentage.

- Question 2 of 10
##### 2. Question

1 pointsCategory: AptitudeIf person A’s salary is 20% more than another person B’s salary, then how much percentage less is B getting the salary?

Correct(b)

As the first person earns 20% more than the second person,

Required percentage = 20/(100+20)×100=16.67%

Incorrect(b)

As the first person earns 20% more than the second person,

Required percentage = 20/(100+20)×100=16.67%

- Question 3 of 10
##### 3. Question

1 pointsCategory: AptitudeHow much percent can Joe increases the consumption of petrol if the price per litre has been dropped to Rs.64.35 to Rs.61.55?

Correct(a)

The difference between the price= Rs.2.8 which is 4.35% of Rs.64.35.

Required percentage = 4.35/(100-4.35)×100=4.54%

Incorrect(a)

The difference between the price= Rs.2.8 which is 4.35% of Rs.64.35.

Required percentage = 4.35/(100-4.35)×100=4.54%

- Question 4 of 10
##### 4. Question

1 pointsCategory: AptitudeIf the number of cars manufactured by a company on the first day of July is 24000. If the number of cars is increased to 81000 in the end of September, then pick the correct option

Correct(a)

At the end of July, the count of cars=24000+50% of 24000=36000

At the end of august, the count of cars=36000+50% of 36000=54000

At the end of September, the count of cars=54000+50% of 54000=81000

Incorrect(a)

At the end of July, the count of cars=24000+50% of 24000=36000

At the end of august, the count of cars=36000+50% of 36000=54000

At the end of September, the count of cars=54000+50% of 54000=81000

- Question 5 of 10
##### 5. Question

1 pointsCategory: AptitudeSandy earns Rs.4, 80, 000 per annum. In a month, she spends 15% of her monthly salary for rent, 20% on groceries and 30% on savings. She gives the remaining money to her son and daughter in the ratio of 3:4 for their term fees. What is the percentage of money given to her daughter’s fees per annum?

Correct(c)

Monthly income= Rs.40000

Apart from all the expenses, she has given 35% of the money to their children. So, 35% of 40000=14000

The money given to her daughter is 8000 which is 20% of her monthly salary.

Incorrect(c)

Monthly income= Rs.40000

Apart from all the expenses, she has given 35% of the money to their children. So, 35% of 40000=14000

The money given to her daughter is 8000 which is 20% of her monthly salary.

- Question 6 of 10
##### 6. Question

1 pointsCategory: AptitudeLuther sold a lamp at 5% loss and another lamp Rs.541.5. He accrues an overall loss of 5%. What is the cost price of two lamps where the selling price of two lamps is equal?

Correct(d)

Let the cost price of a lamp be x.

Given that,

95x/100+541.5=(2×95x)/100

X=Rs.570

Incorrect(d)

Let the cost price of a lamp be x.

Given that,

95x/100+541.5=(2×95x)/100

X=Rs.570

- Question 7 of 10
##### 7. Question

1 pointsCategory: AptitudeA man buys 12 bats for Rs.4500 and sells 8 bats for Rs.3200. Find the percentage of profit for a couple of bats?

Correct(e)

Cost price of a bat = 4500/12=375

Selling price of a bat = 3200/8=400

Profit percentage = (400-375)/375×100=20/3%

Incorrect(e)

Cost price of a bat = 4500/12=375

Selling price of a bat = 3200/8=400

Profit percentage = (400-375)/375×100=20/3%

- Question 8 of 10
##### 8. Question

1 pointsCategory: AptitudeWhich of the following is a better offer?

I. Three successive discounts of 12%, 15% and 5%

II. Three successive discounts of 10%, 10% and 12%

Correct(a)

Let us take the cost price of article be X.

For the first case,

88/100×85/100×95/100×x=0.7106x

For the second case,

90/100×90/100×88/100=0.7128x

Obviously, first offer is better.

Incorrect(a)

Let us take the cost price of article be X.

For the first case,

88/100×85/100×95/100×x=0.7106x

For the second case,

90/100×90/100×88/100=0.7128x

Obviously, first offer is better.

- Question 9 of 10
##### 9. Question

1 pointsCategory: AptitudeIf a seller makes a successive discounts of 6%, 10% and 14% on a product of marked price Rs.2000. What is the cost price if he incurs a profit of 1%?

Correct(c)

Let the cost price be x.

After successive discounts, the selling price be

94/100×90/100×86/100×2000=1455

He makes a profit of 1%,

So, 1455/101×100=1440

Incorrect(c)

Let the cost price be x.

After successive discounts, the selling price be

94/100×90/100×86/100×2000=1455

He makes a profit of 1%,

So, 1455/101×100=1440

- Question 10 of 10
##### 10. Question

1 pointsCategory: AptitudeIf a discount of 10% is given on the marked price of a radio, the seller gets 20% profit. If the discount rate is increased to 15%, then the gain percent is?

Correct(b)

Let the marked price be x.

If 10% discount is given, then the selling price would be 90/100×x=9x/10

Now, selling price = 9x/10

Gain =20%

CP = 100/120×9x/10=3x/4

Again, SP=85% of Rs. x = 17x/20

Gain = 17x/20-3x/4=x/10

Gain% =x/10×4/3x×100=40/3%=131/3%

Incorrect(b)

Let the marked price be x.

If 10% discount is given, then the selling price would be 90/100×x=9x/10

Now, selling price = 9x/10

Gain =20%

CP = 100/120×9x/10=3x/4

Again, SP=85% of Rs. x = 17x/20

Gain = 17x/20-3x/4=x/10

Gain% =x/10×4/3x×100=40/3%=131/3%

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